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Resumes — Among the best

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] Below is a link to my Resume Examples package — available to my students. many other wonderful tips and techniques are available on www.larrylitwin.com and in The ABCs of Strategic Communication available on the website. http://www.larrylitwin.com/documents/ResumeExamplesdraftpackage022712_001.pdf [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com]   [ viagra stories | natural viagra substitutes | can i get viagra […]

Much more on resumes and cover letters

(To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com) As you you know, I am bullish on perfection when it comes to resumes and especially cover letters. Number 70 under Student Resources>Handouts on my website contains many excellent examples. Below is a link to Cherry Hill Public Library blog that says it all. It is really good stuff. Absorb it. It […]

Cover Letter confusion

Cover Letter confusion [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] For some reason, I’ve gotten a number of questions – this past week – about the importance of cover letters. Rather than give my opinion, this week’s blog offers others’ comments and a number of links. Purdue (University’s) Online Writing Lab (link through www.larrylitwin.com or http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/549/01/) says it much […]

Looking for job? Take advantage of holiday season

Kaitlin Madden of CareerBuilder, has some advice about making the most of holiday parties.  To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com. She says, “Create connections that lead to future job opportunities.” First of all, Madden suggests “being friendly with those you meet. They may provide important connections or job leads later on.” Madden lists these five tips: 1. Find a […]

Resumes and interviews

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] The link below takes you to important handouts on www.larrylitwin.com. You are encouraged to download them as you move toward internships and jobs. Lots of good luck. http://larrylitwin.com/handouts.html Handouts No. 29, 30, 62, 64 and 65. (As time permits, peruse other handouts.) Also, check out previous week’s blogs about these important topics. If […]

Internship Follow Up

“Ragan’s PR Daily” has pubished Jeremy Porter’s “9 things to do at the end of your internship.” This is a MUST read for all of MY students and others serving (present and past) internships. To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com. [See next week’s blog on the latest Gallup Poll on public school confidence. The results are not good.] […]

Resumes — More KEY words

To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com Thanks to careerbuilder.com printed in “Courier-Post” on Sunday, June 26, 2011, here are more resume hints. Key words: 1. created 2. increased 3. reduced 4. improved 5. developed 6. researched 7. accomplished 8. won 9. on time 10. under budget Avoid THESE “empty, overused words: 1. outstanding 2. effective 3. strong 4. […]

Tips for the Job Hunter

This appeared in “Courier-Post” on Sunday, March 6, 2011. Read Eileen Smith’s full story at http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20110306/NEWS01/103060347/How-job-seekers-got-hear-yes-?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] TIPS FOR JOB HUNTING Get the word out and tell people you are looking. Include former colleagues at every place you have ever worked, fellow members in clubs and business groups, former classmates, friends, neighbors and […]

Keep resume clutter free – Part 2

Kaitlin Madden is a writer and blogger for CareerBuilder.com and its job blog, The Work Buzz. This piece ran on Sunday Feb. 13. [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com.] Last week: what NOT to put on your resume. Appropriate resumé length is a pretty consistent subject of debate among human resources professionals. Some will tell you that your […]

Keep resume clutter free – Part 1

Kaitlin Madden is a writer and blogger for CareerBuilder.com and its job blog, The Work Buzz. This piece runs on Sunday Feb. 13. [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com.] Next week: what NOT to put on your resume. Appropriate resumé length is a pretty consistent subject of debate among human resources professionals. Some will tell you that your […]